Tony Gutierrez, William B. Whitman, Marcel Huntemann, Alex Copeland, Amy Chen, Nikos Kyrpides, Victor Markowitz, Manoj Pillay, Natalia Ivanova, Natalia Mikhailova, Galina Ovchinnikova, Evan Andersen, Amrita Pati, Dimitrios Stamatis, T. B. K. Reddy, Chew Yee Ngan, Mansi Chovatia, Chris Daum, Nicole Shapiro, Michael N. Cantor, Tanja Woyke


Halomonas sp. strain MCTG39a was isolated from coastal sea surface water based on its ability to utilize n-hexadecane. During
growth in marine medium the strain produces an amphiphilic exopolymeric substance (EPS) amended with glucose, which
emulsifies a variety of oil hydrocarbon substrates. Here, we present the genome sequence of this strain, which is 4,979,193 bp
with 4,614 genes and an average GC content of 55.0%.

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